Category Archives: Dealer Dynamics

Controlling Contamination in Water Treatment Equipment—Part 3

http://www.wcponline.com/pdf/0910DealerDynamics.pdf Disinfectants are classified by their chemical nature and each class has its unique characteristics, hazards, toxicities and efficacy against various microorganisms. Environmental conditions, such as the presence of organic matter, pH or water hardness will also impact the action of a disinfectant. Before using any chemical disinfectants – thoroughly read and follow the manufacturer’s […]

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Controlling Contamination in Water Treatment Equipment—Part 2

http://www.wcponline.com/NewsView.cfm?ID=4162 Before selecting a disinfectant, there are several factors that must be considered. Some disinfectants are effective for routine disinfection protocols on water treatment equipment while others are necessary for contamination situations. For an effective disinfection protocol, consideration should be given to the microorganism being targeted, the characteristics of a specific disinfectant and operational environmental […]

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Dealer Dynamics: Controlling Contamination in Water Treatment Equipment–Part 3

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Dealer Dynamics: Controlling Contamination in Water Treatment Equipment–Part 2

http://www.wcponline.com/pdf/0909DealerDynamics.pdf All water treatment systems are susceptible to bacterial contamination. Benign bacteria like HPC’s can lurk in safe city water supplies and slowly colonize traditional water treatment equipment. Heterotrophic plate count (HPC) bacteria are a generally benign family of chlorine-resistant bacteria that inhabit most plumbing systems. HPCs are evident as part of the slimy coating […]

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Controlling Contamination in Water Treatment Equipment—Part 1

Controlling Contamination in Water Treatment Equipment—Part 1 By Greg Reyneke, CWS-VI All water treatment systems are susceptible to bacterial contamination. Benign bacteria like HPCs can lurk in safe city water supplies and slowly colonize traditional water treatment equipment. Heterotrophic plate count (HPC) bacteria are a generally benign family of chlorine-resistant bacteria that inhabit most plumbing […]

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Membrane Magic in Residential Applications

When you hear the word membrane, most residential dealers think about under counter reverse osmosis (RO) processors. There is so much more to membrane separations than just the filter in the kitchen. The various separation technologies can augment products and services  offered to customers. While the concept of separating ‘things’ from fluids remains unchanged, new […]

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Chlorine, a cheap, and efficient killer

The water that most of us drink is stored, treated and distributed to our homes by public and private water utilities.   Algae, bacteria, fungi and viruses can often be found in untreated water.   Americans have grown to expect a safe drinking water supply, but achieving that level of safety is a complex task. One hundred […]

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Customer Relations

As the global recession deepens, many people are worried about their financial future and consequently are under significant stress. People under stress are frequently prone to overreact to simple problems and be less courteous than one might expect. It is important that employees, officers and representatives of your company do not contribute to the problem. […]

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Commercial and Industrial Water Treatment

Water has a dramatic effect on most commercial and industrial processes. Water quality can often be the single most important factor contributing to the success or failure of a process. Whether the application requires filtered, softened, conditioned, or purified water, opportunities abound for the astute dealer to succeed in this sector of the market. Hotels, […]

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Water Treatment – A Primer for Residential Plumbers

As a plumbing professional, you work with water every day. You know how to deliver it, you know how to route it around a home and you know how to drain it away after it has been used. This is what you do and have done for years; you know what you’re doing. So why […]

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